A different perspective on lake houses

My co-workers Edina, Laura and I have picked up our break walk routines lately. They pointed out how several of the houses we pass on the short part of the trail at Onondaga Lake Park we’re able to navigate look really big on their back side. I agreed, and picked out the two I thought…

Why I like working at the library, continued

The other day one of my co-workers brought a tray of candy-covered strawberries to our second-floor work environs at the library. She laid them out on the common table with great care. Yes, that is ground-up Oreos that serves as the “dirt” under the tasty main dish. I did indeed snag one to savor. Thank…

Nature vs. nurture

So my dear wife Karen, terrific daughter Elisabeth and sensational significant George Three are sitting around the living room of A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville, shooting the breeze and catching up on some TV we all like. Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy, America’s hour of weeknight game show fun collected on…

Testudo, Kermit, meet Bake

My good friend Bake had the occasion to visit my alma mater for a convention this month. He asked me the day before his trip if I had any hot spots around campus that he shouldn’t miss. It’s been more decades than I’d like to admit since I roamed the beautiful spaces of College Park,…